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Name Lancelot - Meaning and origin


Origin of first name:

Anglo-Saxon

Meaning of the name:

Comes from a Norman word ancel, which means "servant".
Lancelot as the name of the handsome knight, lover of Queen Guinevere, in the cycle of Knights of the Round Table. This name was probably imagined by one of the first authors of the Arthurian legend. If, in the Middle Ages and the classical period, the name Lancelot was little used, the romanticists of the nineteenth century put it back in fashion in England. He arrived in France around 1980. Do you like it?
The Lancelots are celebrated on November 8th.
Its derivatives: Lancel, Lancelet, Lanze.

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